Are Media is excited to announced Katherine Davison as the new editor for WHO magazine, strengthening leadership in celebrity news and entertainment.
In her new role, Katherine will work with Are Media’s general manager – entertainment, Susan Armstrong.
"Katherine is an incredibly talented editor, with great experience across print and digital brands both here and in the UK," shared Susan.
"I’m very excited that she is joining us to lead the omnichannel content strategy on WHO and to take this much-loved brand to new levels."
Katherine started at 7NEWS.com.au in 2019 as senior front page editor. Her career highlights include executive editor of Pacific Magazines’ newidea.com.au, femail editor at Daily Mail Australia, deputy editor of That’s Life, and commissioning editor and features writer for Time Inc in London.
"I’m delighted to join the talented team at WHO, a brand that’s been delivering trusted celebrity news to Australians for decades," said Katherine.
"What an opportunity it is to be part of its story at a time when multi-platform reach is more important than ever."
"At WHO’s core is captivating, insightful and real entertainment content that connects with a discerning audience. The potential for maximising this cherished connection across print, digital and commercial is enormous. I can’t wait to get stuck in," she said.
Reporting to Katherine will be Naomi Toy (associate editor), Sara Tapia (senior news and features writer), Kylie Walters (writer), Hannah Nissen Ellison (copy editor) and Katey Knight (copy editor).
This announcement aligns with Are Media’s recent strategic editorial appointments, including Grace O’Neill as editor of the new print version of ELLE Australia, Tessa Ogle as digital managing editor – fashion and beauty of ELLE, marie claire and Girlfriend, and Sophie Tedmanson as editor of The Australian Women’s Weekly.
Katherine's appointment is effective from Monday, November 27th.